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Building and renovating forms, checklists, and bulletins

What you need to know
What you need to know

COVID-19 update

The Development and Building Services Centre is currently closed except for those with an appointment or providing payment. Many services are available online, by phone, or by appointment. Our staff continue to process and review applications to help ensure businesses can continue to operate. Inspections continue daily with enhanced safety precautions.

Construction and COVID-19 safety from WorkSafe BC 

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Checklists and guides

Choose the checklists and guides that apply to your project, building type, and property's zoning.

Vancouver Building By-law forms

Erosion and sediment control and site profiles

Bulletins

We issue bulletins and advisories to interpret building, electrical, and trades bylaws, and to explain building, technical, and administrative regulations and processes.

 Some bulletins are under more than one section because they apply to multiple bylaws.